Details about services for the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce President Jimmy Hayley, who died Saturday, have been announced.
Details about services for the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce President Jimmy Hayley, who died Saturday, have been announced.
Spear fisherman, a former Friendswood resident, finds himself in an unfamiliar position of being the prey instead of the predator.
If you have ever been to Denver, or Colorado in general, you understand the meaning of the phrase “United in Orange,” as well as all of the Denver Broncos references in “South Park.”
Sunday turned out to be the type of day we anticipated. Nice sunny skies and light winds from the south. That combination attracted a number of fishermen to the Galveston area where they enjoyed their fishing trips whether they were productive or not.
The Good. It’s pretty rare to get two weekends of good weather for Mardi Gras and more rare still to get the cool, crisp, sunny perfect fall days that Texas weather can produce when it decides to.
Last Monday, Iowa voters once again opened the political party process for electing the President. Tomorrow, New Hampshire will hold the first Presidential primary. New Hampshire, by law, sets its primary election date such that it is always the first of the primaries held in the United States.
DALLAS (AP) — The weekend will start a day early for children in a West Texas school district that's adopted a four-day week, a move seen as the first of its kind in this state since lawmakers gave schools greater leeway in setting their calendars.
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma has been ruled out of the European Championship after he injured his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
National School Counseling Week was celebrated the week of Feb. 1-5 in Santa Fe Independent School District.
Engage in discussion and discovery with Black History Month events at the University of Houston at Clear Lake in February.
At a meeting for prospective parents and students at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Learning Resource Center Auditorium, attendees will discover how COM Collegiate High School makes it possible to earn a high school diploma and an associate degree simultaneously.
Galveston College’s Accelerate Texas Program was implemented to provide students not only with their GED but also with entry-level skills to gain employment. These tools greatly enhance our students chances of reaching their goal of employment. The Galveston College Accelerate Texas program produced a lot of success in their first semester:
I am a principal of a private Catholic high school. O’Connell College Preparatory School, a place that won my heart, is Galveston County’s hidden gem. More people should know what makes it so special.
Members of the community can venture out to the Island Invitational that Ball High School will host Feb. 27 to see what a speech and debate tournament is all about.
New 3D printers have been introduced to all high school libraries in the Clear Creek Independent School District through a grant from the Clear Creek Education Foundation.
Dickinson ISD students will have five to 15 minutes longer in the school day in 2016-17, but they will start school two days later and ease back into the school year with only three school days during the first week of school.
Almost three years into the $367 million bond program approved by voters in May 2013, Clear Creek Independent School District officials said that more than 50 percent of the project are complete.
Texas parents have several options for raising children whose future burns brightly and who learn throughout their life. Odyssey Academy’s students are on fire for learning.
Take a seat and relax with toe-tapping tunes and witty wisecracks filling College of the Mainland Community Theatre’s hilarious musical spoof “Nunsense,” showing through Feb. 14.
Discover an important, but little-known philosopher, in the new book “Protagoras,” by University of Houston-Clear Lake Associate Professor of Philosophy Daniel Silvermintz.
The 66 students in the DHS Law Enforcement Club are focusing on domestic violence as their platform this school year and using February, which is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, to work with the Galveston County Resource and Crisis Center.
The lesson in business ownership officially began on Jan. 21 with the Lemonade Day Galveston County Kickoff and Step Up For Education Expo hosted by the Media Arts Academies at Central Middle School.
The Galveston County Science and Engineering Fair will conduct its 34th annual gathering Feb. 13 at Galveston College, 4015 Ave. Q, in Galveston, thanks to a consistent partnership between the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas A&M University Galveston and Galveston College.
At age 90, Dorothy Hargrove still spends most of her days surrounded by students in Clear Creek ISD.
In October, Austin STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Magnet Middle School was offered the opportunity to create centerpieces for the NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop — Frontiers in Human Space Exploration Research — scheduled for February.
Registration for the spring Second Start term is now in progress. Registration hours are from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays.
Learn about water quality monitoring with a public workshop in March from the Environmental Institute of Houston at University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., in Clear Lake/Houston. Discounted registration ends Feb. 1.
View the best of COM students’ artwork including ceramics, painting, photography and drawing on display now through Feb. 14 in the COM Art Gallery, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.
The production of “Shrek the Musical” at Texas City High School is a wonderful opportunity to hear and see some of the Texas City ISD Fine Arts Department at its best. There is a tradition of excellence in the school’s musical productions that feature not only acting, singing and dancing but also a live orchestra.
Work is moving along on Dickinson ISD’s new Lobit Education Village as construction crews are steadily making progress to have it open for students in August. While construction may be the obvious sign of a new school coming, there are many other essential tasks that are in the works to make sure everything is in place for a smooth first year at Louis G. Lobit Elementary and Elva C. Lobit Middle School.
There’s a new place on campus for teachers’ pets. A doggy day care center called Palomino Pups is now open at Clear Springs High School in Clear Creek ISD. Students enrolled in the Small Animal Management course and Practicum in Veterinary Medicine course within the high school’s Agriculture Department have begun caring for teachers’ dogs during the school day.
In slightly more than a month, the street safety features around Galveston’s Central Middle School could undergo improvements thanks to the students in the school’s fifth-grade AVID Elementary class.
Clear Creek ISD’s Living Materials Center at Seabrook Intermediate is a real animal house.
The artistic talent of hundreds of Dickinson ISD students is showcased in the district’s Education Support Center as rodeo-themed artwork lines the hallway in honor of the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s Art Contest.
The month of January in Texas is School Board Recognition Month, and the Clear Creek ISD joins other districts across the state as they honor the countless contributions of these locally elected advocates for public education.
This year, our students are developing their leadership skills through the “Leader in Me” program, which is an extension of Stephen Covey’s “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.”
Last Wednesday and Thursday, the Ball High School cafeteria was brimming with excitement and interest as parents and incoming freshman for the 2016-17 school year gathered at the school’s Communities and Careers Fair.
Galveston College will be closed for the Martin Luther King holiday today. The College will reopen for spring semester classes Tuesday.
Serving a vital and often behind-the-scenes role in health care, medical office/insurance specialists serve as a liaison between patients and insurance companies.
Catch up on the latest on gravity waves in the first installment of the 2016 Physics Lecture Series at University of Houston at Clear Lake at 7 p.m. Jan. 25 in the university’s Student Services and Classroom Building, Room 100, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., in Clear Lake.
For Jack Coulson, a junior participating in the entrepreneurship course's first year at Ball High School, the experience has been more than rewarding.
Clear Creek ISD introduced a new Student Information System named Skyward for the 2015-16 school year. The decision for switching to Skyward was made last spring by district officials who wanted a more organized structure for online education necessities.
Ihave witnessed incredible learning partnerships in fine arts across the district. These have included rehearsals and classroom time where assessment is used to inform learners with specific feedback to master skills. Students and educators work together, asking thoughtful questions, offering ideas and sharing applications to enhance the journey in the art form. These learning opportunities often culminate into a student performance or exhibit which offers additional feedback from peers, parents and the community. In our work to support the mastery of the arts, students are provided with a multitude of assessment options.
January is School Board Recognition Month.
When Salim Ahmed graduates from College of the Mainland’s nursing program, he will come into contact with people of all different ages, races and backgrounds, from all over the world.
Students interested in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics have an exciting opportunity to apply for a new academy being offered in Dickinson ISD next school year.
University of Houston at Clear Lake will close in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 18.
Learn a life-saving skill at upcoming CPR classes at College of the Mainland. The college offers the American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED Class for the general public and the American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR Class.
General registration for the 2016 spring semester will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. today through Wednesday. Late registration will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.
Explore the future of space travel at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Clear Lake Association of Senior Programs presentation “Boeing’s CST-100: A 21st Century Space Capsule” from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 7 in the Bayou Building, Garden Room, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., in Houston/Clear Lake.
Galveston College will be offering a Lunch and Learn Business Lecture Series during the spring semester. The lectures will be held in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing located on the main campus, 4015 Ave. Q. Each lecture costs $49. The Lunch and Learn Business Lecture will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and includes lunch. The lecture series speaker is Ron Klinger, conference speaker, volunteer host of Community Spotlight Talk 650 and leadership and organizational trainer.
January is the time to officially celebrate School Board Recognition Month. This article is dedicated to the seven people that unselfishly serve on one of the most important executive committees in our community. I would like to personally thank President Manuel Guajardo Jr., Vice President Dickey Campbell, Melba Anderson, Hal Biery, Davis Moss, Tom Prouty and Bryan Thompson for donating their time to make sure Texas City ISD is at its best.
Texas has more than 5 million students in its public schools. That is 5 million young minds from about 5 years old to 18 years old, and our state is attracting even more. Every year, our student population increases by about 85,000 additional students.
The time to apply for Galveston ISD Schools of Choice is nearing. At GISD, a student’s educational experience is not bound to the confines of school zones. Instead, students can apply to campuses with specialized themes and focuses that meet their needs and interests.
Get Jenna Gardner to slow down, even for just a few minutes, and it’s quickly obvious that there’s nothing ordinary about this Clear Springs High School junior.
Teachers are so enthusiastic about teaching that they often spend money out of their own pockets for projects to get their students engaged in learning. Many projects are financially out of their reach. This is where the TCISD Foundation for the Future helps.
At Galveston ISD, we’d liked to extend our gratitude for the county’s unparalleled generosity. With the Ball High School student council at the helm, this year’s 35th annual ABC13/BHS “Share Your Holidays” Food Drive was the most successful it has ever been.
Seeking to complete a degree in the new year? Final applications and documents for undergraduate transfer students and former, nondegree seeking students are due by Jan. 19 to University of Houston-Clear Lake to be considered for spring 2016 admission.
The purpose of Leadership Galveston is to develop leaders by providing an educational program on the needs, challenges, and service learning opportunities in the city of Galveston and to provide motivation for the leadership candidates to become involved in Galveston’s future. Acceptance in the program is based upon potential leadership skills, involvement in community affairs and concern for the future of Galveston. As civic, business and government leaders tackle current issues, a new generation of leadership is training to overcome the obstacles that face Galveston and those that will arise in the coming years. Leadership Galveston is a training ground, providing participants with the necessary skills to meet those challenges.
For the first time, College of the Mainland is offering a First-Step Basic Handgun Class exclusively for women.
On Dec. 1 and 2, teachers led instruction in their classrooms while keeping one ear cocked for the ringing of the Galveston ISD Educational Foundation bell. The signature sound fills campus hallways twice a year, and for those within earshot, the ringing signals that some good fortune is on the horizon.
Keep in touch with nature and help preserve the university’s natural beauty during University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Habitat Work Days every Tuesday. Volunteers work to maintain the natural areas on campus, including clearing paths, cleaning the pond and other conservation tasks.
Galveston College will be offering a Lunch and Learn Business Lecture Series during the spring semester. The lectures will be held in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing located on the main campus, 4015 Ave. Q. Each lecture costs $49. The Lunch and Learn Business Lecture will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and includes lunch. The lecture series speaker is Ron Klinger, Conference Speaker, Volunteer Host of Community Spotlight Talk 650 and Leadership and Organizational Trainer.
Prepare to enter a field with growing opportunities with COM’s Welding Technology Program. Local facilities are investing billions of dollars in capital improvements, and COM provides training that supports industry demands.
Our experiences play a big role in shaping our futures and for Kelly Jackson her background in criminal justice and her four years as a parole officer influenced her decision to pursue a career in education.
Shouts of holiday joy are ringing throughout the halls of Friendswood ISD schools as teachers are receiving holiday cards telling them their grants have been “adopted.” The fifth annual Adopt-a-Grant program began Dec. 1.
Former eighth grade Social Studies teacher accomplishes a dream she'd envisioned years ago — a historical mural at Central Middle School.